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Sikh diaspora and Spain : migration, hypermobility and space
Singh Garha, Nachatter (Centre d'Estudis Demogràfics)
Domingo i Valls, Andreu, 1958- (Centre d'Estudis Demogràfics)

Fecha: 2017
Resumen: The recent emigration from Indian Punjab has included Spain into the global Sikh diaspora. This group is selected to study the production of ‘diaspora space’ and the transformation of the territory included in it. To achieve this objective, we have focused on the historical migratory waves, the itineraries followed by immigrants and their internal mobility, which provides the essential mechanism for the expansion of diaspora space. Alongside this, an attempt has been made to delimit the extent of virtual space of diaspora through transnational communication links from Barcelona (the municipality with largest Sikh population in Spain) to rest of the world. The preliminary finding from the mixed methodology used in the research illustrated that the Sikh diaspora is a dynamic physical and virtual space, which is expanding firstly with intense immigrant flows from Punjab to new destinations, and secondly with the spread of advanced communication source like internet calling and other messaging services. Their appropriation of territory is visible in the form of Gurudwaras (Sikh temples) as a node of symbolic and communitarian network of the Sikh diaspora situated at different parts of Spain.
Nota: This paper forms part of the first aut hor’s doctoral thesis, “Indian Diaspora to Spain: Demo-Spatial Analysis and Neighbourhood Relations” in the Autonomous University of Barcelona, under the Supervision of Dr. Andreu Domingo. The research was funded by I+D+i Project, “Diversity, Segregation a nd Vulnerability: Socio-demographic Analysis (CSO2014-54059-R), financed by the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness, Spain. 3 symbolic and communitarian network of the Sikh diaspora situated at different parts of Spain. In the conclusion part, we have summarized the principal results and underline d the future research lines.
Nota: Número d'acord de subvenció MINECO/CSO2014-54059-R
Derechos: Tots els drets reservats
Lengua: Anglès.
Documento: article ; recerca ; acceptedVersion
Materia: Sikh diaspora ; Migration ; Space ; Hypermobility ; Transnationalism ; Spain
Publicado en: Diaspora Studies, 2017 , ISSN 0973-9572

DOI: 10.1080/09739572.2017.1324385

38 p, 1.9 MB

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